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MPA701 - Accounting

Unit details

Year

2016 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MAA701
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Yaftian (Trimester 1), S Mirshekary (Trimester 2 ), V Wise (Trimester 3)

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

MAA761, MAA776, MAA777, MAA778

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week 

Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit assumes no previous specific accounting knowledge and concentrates on financial accounting with the objective of students understanding the basic principles and procedures governing what and how information is processed. This includes an analysis of financial reporting outcomes to interpret what the outcomes reveal, together with any shortcomings of processes that may impact upon the quality of information presented. Students will make use of several software tools to facilitate learning, including a commercial accounting package, as part of the learning process.

Assessment

Assessment 1 - Test - 20%

Assessment 2 - Assignment - 20%

Examination 2 hours - 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon


2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:


Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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